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METALLICA’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct Spurs the Return of Heavy Metal Messenger


After a long dormancy, one release has brought Heavy Metal Messenger back to the blogosphere: METALLICA’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. I am on my fourth listen and I am beginning to get headbangers whiplash! Each time I listen I enjoy it more. If you’ve only heard one or a few of these new songs you are doing yourself … Continue reading

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LYNCH MOB’S “REBEL,” IS WICKED GOOD.


I’ve been a fan of Lynch Mob for a long time now. They’ve had their ups, “Wicked Sensation,” their downs, everything following “Lynch Mob,” and have re-emerged as a naturally more mature and fluid outfit that kicks some serious ass. The leadoff track is a good start but the weakest track on the disc. Lynch … Continue reading

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BEST Top Ten List Ever!


This is the best music related Top Ten list I have ever read and just had to share this. This is NOT my original work but it is such a brilliant piece of work I feel it needs as much attention as it can possibly get. KUDOS Mr. McPadden! You ROCK. In the annals of … Continue reading

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SLASH To Make MAJOR Announcement Tomorrow on CBS This Morning.


Tune in tomorrow (Thursday, May 7) to watch the iconic American rock guitarist, songwriter and film producer Slash join “CBS This Morning” live on CBS TV at 8:30 a.m. ET/PT (PT is tape-delayed) for an interview and special announcement. Online, viewers can tune in live to watch the interview on CBSN, CBS News‘ interactive streaming … Continue reading

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BLACK SABBATH’S NEW INSTANT CLASSIC RIGHT HERE!


It’s finally here! Oh, glorious day, you’ve bestowed upon us the newest Black Sabbath song, ‘God Is Dead?’ and we give thanks while raising our horns to the sky. As Black Sabbath’s first offering from their upcoming album, ’13,’ ‘God is Dead?’ will only serve to amplify the already massive buzz surrounding the release of Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer … Continue reading

COVERS ALBUM FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR? ADRENALINE MOB KILLS!
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COVERS ALBUM FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR? ADRENALINE MOB KILLS!


COVERS ALBUM FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR? ADRENALINE MOB KILLS! In my opinion, with this covers album, the answer is a HELL YES! ADRENALINE MOB’S Coverta is that fuckin good! It’s the best collection of hard rock and metal this poor soul has heard all of 2013. Granted, it has been a rather dreary, drabby list … Continue reading

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BLACK SABBATH SET RELEASE DATE. VERY COOL VIDEO. MEGADETH TOO.


BLACK SABBATH SET RELEASE DATE. VERY COOL VIDEO. MEGADETH TOO. Black Sabbath‘s upcoming album ’13′ has finally been given a solid release date! The highly anticipated record will be unleashed on June 11. Sabbath have also launched a pre-order campaign for ’13,’ offering everything from a simple CD to a ‘Super Deluxe Box Set.’ ’13′ … Continue reading